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Les Fourgs tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Joux at 5 km from Les Fourgs

Visit Les Fourgs: highlights and tourist information

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Les Fourgs is situated in the Doubs department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Joux at 5 km and Pontarlier at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Les Fourgs, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Les Fourgs in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Chateau de Joux

Chateau de Joux

Castle at 5 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Joux is an imposing clifftop castle...

See Chateau de Joux guide


at 9 km (direction north-west)

Pontarlier is usually visited as part of a trip to enjoy the...

See Pontarlier guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

The small village of Mouthier-Haute-Pierre is well placed to explore the source...

See Mouthier-Haute-Pierre guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-west)

Lods is quite small but very pleasant to explore, in...

See Lods guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

The highlight of your visit to Ornans is the section along...

See Ornans guide
Chateau de Cleron

Chateau de Cleron

Castle at 39 km (direction north-west)

The gardens of the Chateau de Cleron can be...

See Chateau de Cleron guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Jura department

The salt mines at Salins-les-Bains operated from the 13th -...

See Salins-les-Bains guide


at 49 km (direction west), in the Jura department

After exploring the old town centre in Arbois you can...

See Arbois guide


at 52 km (direction south-south-east), in the Haute-Savoie department

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a spa...

See Evian guide
Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans

Heritage Site at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

The Royal Saltworks at Arc-et-Senans is an entire factory and...

See Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans guide


at 55 km (direction north-west)

The citadel, cathedral and some impressive 16th century townhouses are among...

See Besancon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Doubs

Map of places to visit near Les Fourgs


Markets in and near Les Fourgs

  • Pontarlier: market Thursday (9km)
  • Levier: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Champagnole: market Saturday (39km)
  • Morez: market Saturday all day (45km)
  • Besancon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (54km)

More information about Les Fourgs, Franche-Comte

Tourist attractions near Les Fourgs, France

What to do at Les Fourgs? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Les Fourgs.

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Défilé d'Entre-Roches (18km)
  • Gorges de Remonot (27km)
  • Forêt de la Joux (31km)
  • Gorges du Doubs (36km)
  • Saut du Doubs (36km)
  • Gouffre de Poudrey (37km)
  • Cascade de la Billaude (40km)
  • Gorges de la Lemme (40km)
  • Lac du Fioget (42km)
  • Lac de Narlay (43km)
  • Lacs de Maclu (44km)
  • Lac des Rousses (44km)
  • Lac du Vernois (45km)
  • Lac d'Ilay (45km)
  • Source - Le Hérisson (49km)
  • Lac de Bonlieu (49km)
  • Lac de l'Abbaye (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Citadelle de Besançon (53km)

Geography and distances

Les Fourgs is in the eastern-center of France at 54 kilometres from Besancon, the department capital (general information: Les Fourgs is 377 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Fourgs

Canton: Pontarlier

Arrondissement: Pontarlier

Department: Doubs

Region: Franche-Comte

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 25300

Distance to Les Fourgs

from Besancon (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 377 km

from Calais: 566 km

from Nice: 355 km

from Bordeaux: 585 km

from Strasbourg: 219 km

Getting here

Most visitors drive via Paris (from the north and west) or via Lyon (from the south), or fly into Geneva to the south For driving distances to Les Fourgs from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Cluse-et-Mijoux, Les Hopitaux-Vieux, Montperreux, Oye-et-Pallet and Touillon-et-Loutelet.

This page in French: Visiter Les Fourgs

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